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Can you make pici with the assistance of a pasta machine?

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Kikim May 23, 2011 08:32 AM

I had wonderful pici when I was in Tuscany. I am visiting my mom and her husband this weekend and her husband has offered to make us fresh pasta. I would like him to make pici for us, the problem is, he has a new pasta machine that he has been using and making pici entirely from hand looks burdensome.
My question is: will pici made entirely from a pasta machine still be good? Or can the machine be used for rolling out and cutting the pasta, then still had rolled at the end?

Thank you!

  1. todao May 23, 2011 10:02 AM

    The pici doesn't much care how its dough gets to be about 1/4 inch thick so using a pasta machine shouldn't raise any issues.

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